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2013 Big 12 Tournament: Kansas reigns supreme

The Big 12 Tournament came down to an all-Kansas final. The Jayhawks were able to defeat the Wildcats to claim the conference crown.

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Kansas wins Big 12 tournament

The Jayhawks have made a habit in recent years of winning the Big 12 tournament, and on Saturday they picked up another title.


Co-Big 12 champs meet in title game

The system worked, pitting the two co-champions against each other in the tournament title game.


Favorites square off in Big 12 final

One team from Kansas will earn the Big 12's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on Saturday evening.


Kansas St. defeats Oklahoma St. in Big 12 semis

Kansas State will be facing Kansas in the Big 12 finals after defeating Oklahoma State on Friday.


Jayhawks, Wildcats to play in Big 12 title game

Kansas and Kansas State both knocked off their respective opponents, and will be meeting on Saturday to determine the Big 12 champion.


Kansas routs Iowa State

Kansas took care of Iowa State with little trouble and is now up for a Big 12 championship.


Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State preview

Oklahoma State and Kansas State will meet for the third time this year. Will it be as wildly entertaining as the last two times?


Big 12 Tournament semis begin

No real surprises so far in the Big 12 Tournament, as three of the conference's top four seeds are playing in the semifinals Friday night.


Oklahoma State survives furious Baylor rally

Baylor converted a late four-point play to overcome a 20-point deficit on Thursday, but Oklahoma State ultimately prevailed after a controversial foul call just before the end of regulation.


Kansas State dominates Texas

Kansas State recovered from a slow first half to blow away Texas and advance to the Big 12 semifinals.


Kansas, Iowa State advance in Big 12 tournament

The Big 12 tournament continued on Thursday, and two games are already in the books. The final two quarterfinal games will be played this evening, but first let's look at the afternoon action.

No. 1 Kansas 91, No. 9 Texas Tech 63

No surprises here. When Kansas is on, the Jayhawks look like title favorites. Freshman phenom Ben McLemore scored 24 points and Bill Self dipped heavily into his bench in the second half. The Jayhawks started the game on a 15-2 run and never looked back. Dejan Kravic scored 20 in the losing effort for the Red Raiders, who finish their season with an 11-19 record and little chance for postseason play.

No. 5 Iowa State 73, No. 4 Oklahoma 66

Melvin Ejim notched a double-double in the Cyclones win, scoring 23 points and grabbing 12 rebounds to propel his squad past Oklahoma. Down 14 late in the first half, Iowa State used a 12-0 run to get back in the game, finally taking the lead with three minutes remaining in the contest. ISU was atypically cold from downtown, hitting just seven of their 26 attempts from behind the arc. But Nebraska was worse, hitting just three of 18. The big advantage was on the boards, where Ejim and the rest of the frontcourt outrebounded the Sooners 41-31. Iowa State will play Kansas in the semifinals Friday, their third meeting this season. The first two matchups went to overtime, with the Jayhawks winning both.

Here's the rest of Thursday's Big 12 action:

-No. 2 Kansas State vs. No. 7 Texas (7 p.m. ET, WatchESPN)

-No. 3 Oklahoma State vs. No. 6 Baylor (9:30 p.m. ET, WatchESPN)

Check out the updated bracket here:


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Iowa State rallies past Oklahoma

Riding a 25-6 run in the final eight minutes of regulation, Iowa State came back to stun Oklahoma in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Tournament.

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